[CentOS] Self signed certs, openssl dovecot

Fri Jul 24 15:39:20 UTC 2009
Paul Heinlein <heinlein at madboa.com>

On Fri, 24 Jul 2009, Bob Hoffman wrote:

> So, at wits end. Have gone back to plain text for pop3.
> I set up the ssl as per instructions but I always get a 'chain' 
> error first time trying to receive mail with my mail client.
> Comes down I believe to the need to get a CA for dovecot's pem files 
> or I will always get an error.

You've got to tell your mail client to trust either the dovecot 
certificate or the CA cert that signed it.

The procedure for doing so varies with your mail client. The message 
you sent to the list came from Outlook. Is that the client you 
typically use?

Paul Heinlein <> heinlein at madboa.com <> http://www.madboa.com/